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    Metropolitan Anthony (Khrapovitsky) explaining some lacunas in synoptic Gospels

    It is well known that the Gospel of John completes and clarifies several gaps in the three synoptic Gospels. Metr. Anthony offers an explanation in his paper Christ the Savior and the Judean Revolution published in 1922 (Митрополит Антоний Храповицкий, Христос Спаситель и еврейская революция...
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    Why would one broadcast the fact of being treated "minister of Satan"?

    While reading conversations of Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom) of Sourozh (Митрополит Антоний Сурожский (Блум), Дом божий, Москва, Гранат, 2018), I discovered interesting details about his acquaintance with Metropolitan Vitaly (Ustinov), the future First Hierarch of the ROCOR. The acquaintance...
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    Toward comparative iconology

    I am posting two icons of the New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia from two different jurisdictions. It would be interesting to collect opinions on what the essence of differences is, what comparative advantages and shortcomings are, and how the differences may reflect their creedal backgrounds.
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    Curzon's note and the question of apostolic succession in the church

    In May 1923, the famous English Curzon Note appeared, containing an ultimatum to the Soviet government. First of all, the document was directed against the Bolshevik policy of "exporting revolution" and financing of the red militants, but also contained a protest against the persecution of the...
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    On Canonization of Russia's New Martyrs by ROCOR

    This week the followers of ROCOR commemorate the New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia. The Canonization of Russia's New Martyrs The following is an article written for the announcement of the glorification of the Holy New Martyrs and Confessors of Russia on 1 November n.s. / 19 October o.s...
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    Metropolitan Anthony Orloff – any recent news?

    Metropolitan Antony (Orloff), former Archbishop of California and Los Angeles of ROCOR and rector of St. Andrew Church in Glendora, Los Angeles. Does anyone have any information about him?
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    Searching for followers of Metropolitan Vitaly's ROCOR

    I was a member of ROCOR (the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia). ROCOR, founded by hierarchs who participated in the Council of 1917-1918, is the legitimate (canonical) successor of the Russian Church of the times of the Christian Orthodox Empire. After the death of our last First...